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March 2011

SWOSU Receives Glowing Report From The Higher Learning Commission

SWOSU's Glowing ReportSouthwestern Oklahoma State University, with campus locations in Weatherford and Sayre, has received a glowing report from The Higher Learning Commission and will maintain accreditation status through 2020-21.

Southeastern History Professor Writes Book on Jimmy Carter and the Religious Right

Professor Writes BookEight years of research has resulted in the publication of “Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right.” Published by the University of Georgia Press, this is the third book authored by SE history professor J. Brooks Flippen. It is already generating positive reviews.

OSU Researcher Receives $740,000 to Study Explosive-Detecting Rats

OSU Rat ResearchAn Oklahoma State University researcher has received a $740,000 grant to study African giant pouched rats and determine the best behavioral and genetic traits to look for in selecting rats to detect explosives.

OCCC Helps SHINE for Students; Conference to Encourage, Reward Community Service

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is assisting county and city officials in unveiling a new program to encourage high school and college students to engage in community service. SHINE for Students is a program designed to recognize students who have given at least 100 hours of community service with a special certificate and a cord they can wear on their graduation gowns.

Five Outstanding Seniors Named Chancellor Hans Brisch Scholars

Outstanding leadership, civic involvement and academic talent have earned five Oklahoma high school seniors a scholarship named in honor of one of Oklahoma’s former chancellors.

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